On June 15, 2023, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed Significant New Use Rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 18 compounds that were subject to premanufacture notices (PMN) and an EPA order…
Washington's Toxic-Free Cosmetics Act was approved by the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy, and Technology on March 21, 2023. The Fiscal Committee will now consider taking action on it.
- Draft Regulation: U.S. EPA proposed Perchloroethylene (PCE) Regulation Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to address the unreasonable risk of human health harm produced by perchloroethylene (PCE) under its current conditions of use.
- CEH Takes Legal Action Against Five Metal Plating Facilities Discharging High Levels of PFAS Chemicals into the Environment in LA County
The Center for Environmental Health (CEH) has sent legal notices to five metal plating facilities in Los Angeles County for discharging toxic PFAS chemicals into groundwater.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) of the United States Department of Transportation proposes to change the hazardous materials management regulations on June 1, 2023, in order to maintain consistency with…
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to address the unjustified risk of human health injury caused by methylene chloride under its current usage circumstances.
The Federal Trade Commission intends to host a public workshop on "recyclable" advertising claims on May 23, 2023.
The Notice of Data Availability (NODA) disclosure makes clear that nearly all stakeholders support a ban on chrysotile asbestos, but the chlor-alkali industry is continuing to use asbestos, a known human carcinogen, in order to protect their…
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's (PHMSA) Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) are being updated, clarified, made safer, or simplified through the use of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM).
A status report on the science study on PFAS was published by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).